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After warehouse rescue, families have no idea where nursing home residents are

In the aftermath of the frantic rescue, several families tell WWL-TV that they have had no contact from nursing home staff or Louisiana's government.

Chris McCrory

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Published: 5:20 AM CDT October 14, 2021
Updated: 5:20 AM CDT October 14, 2021

A day after more than 800 nursing home residents were being rescued from a partially flooded warehouse used as a Hurricane Ida shelter, family members say they still don’t know where their loved ones are located.

Four people died in that warehouse – three of which have been classified as storm-related deaths. Twelve others have been hospitalized because of the conditions there. Hundreds more remain displaced.

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